KILLS BIRDS – Lucky 7
Aug16

KILLS BIRDS – Lucky 7

Kills Birds photo by Michelle Laine LUCKY 7 is the feature where we ask artists to name their 6 favourite songs by others, and a lucky 7th song of their own…today is the turn of an LA-based band called Kills Birds whose new track “Worthy Girl” Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth has colourfully described as “hot as fuck”, which is high praise indeed. The band began as a secret project in 2017 between vocalist Nina Ljeti...

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GREY HAIRS – Lucky 7
Aug14

GREY HAIRS – Lucky 7

LUCKY 7 is the feature where we ask artists to name their 6 favourite songs by others, and a lucky 7th song of their own…today is the turn of Nottingham noisemongers and follicle monikered punks Grey Hairs. They formed in 2011 and had their best year yet last year, supporting VS favs including Hey Colossus, SAVAK and mighty local heroes Sleaford Mods. Grey Hairs features members of bands Fists, Hey Colossus, Kogumaza, Bus Stop...

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GAUCHE – Lucky 7
Jul01

GAUCHE – Lucky 7

Gauche by Jen Dessinger LUCKY 7 is the feature where we ask artists and music folk to name their 6 favourite songs by others, and a lucky 7th song of their own…today it’s an incendiary band from Washington DC who I’ve been excited about since I heard they signed to Merge Records last year and who are on the verge of releasing the confidently titled “A People’s History of Gauche”. Sounding like a melting pot of...

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JOHN HENDERSON of TINY GLOBAL PRODUCTIONS – Lucky 7
Jun27

JOHN HENDERSON of TINY GLOBAL PRODUCTIONS – Lucky 7

LUCKY 7 is the feature where we ask artists and music folk to name their 6 favourite songs by others, and a lucky 7th song of their own…today it’s someone I’ve been angling for a while now. Super amiable, extraordinarily passionate and musically astute founder and boss of Tiny Global Productions who put out the VS album of the year in The Nightingales “Perish The Thought” and track of 2018 in “Get...

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POP NOT HATE with BAND OF HOLY JOY – A Lucky 7 (or 10)
May14

POP NOT HATE with BAND OF HOLY JOY – A Lucky 7 (or 10)

The pages of this fanzine overfloweth with praise and love for Johny Brown and his incredible Band of Holy Joy. With the last run of releases “Brutalism Begins At Home” and “Funambulist We Love You” (VS album of the year in 2016) they have hit a truly rich vein of form and they’re now on the cusp of a bounteous, nay glorious new album “Neon Primitives”: an examination of the troubled times...

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A.SWAYZE & THE GHOSTS – Lucky 7
May05

A.SWAYZE & THE GHOSTS – Lucky 7

A.SWAZYE & THE GHOSTS – Lucky 7 LUCKY 7 is the feature where we ask artists to name their 6 favourite songs by others, and a lucky 7th song of their own… Located beneath Australia, the small island of Tasmania houses A.Swayze & the Ghosts, an exhilarating new garage-punk band. They say desperation breeds genius but often, desperation just breeds further desperation and in an effort to cope with this The Ghosts headed down the...

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